Stop Dieting and Start Living a Healthy Lifestyle!

Happy New Year everyone! With the craziness of the holidays behind us, I finally have a chance to catch my breath and write a little bit. I always have blog ideas floating around in my head, and than one of my kids wakes up from a nap, does a poo on the potty (I’m still […]

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It’s Officially Soup Season!

Photo Credit Soups and chillis are some of my favourite recipes to make because they are “one pot” meals, and I love making anything that allows me to prep, chop and cook ahead of time. Anyone with kids knows that evenings are insane, and who has time to make recipes that require cooking before serving? Maybe a […]

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Nacho Inspired Mexican Burrito Bowl

Photo Credit Sorry for all the bean recipes lately, but I made a big batch of my Easy Slow Cooker Black Beans recently so I’ve been thinking of all the different ways I can use them! This recipe was inspired by last night’s Grey Cup game. My hubbie was excited to watch, and I wanted […]

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Holiday Gift Idea! Try the World Gift Boxes

I was recently approached by Try the World; a company that delivers boxes, which contain gourmet delicacies from around the world on a monthly basis. The first thing I thought when I received the beautiful boxes filled with yummy treats is how perfect this would be as a holiday gift idea! They’re perfect for the […]

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Black Bean and Goat Cheese Dip

Photo Credit It’s been awhile since I’ve posted a recipe because quite frankly I haven’t had much time to experiment in the kitchen since Max was born in June, but I made my Black Bean and Goat Cheese dip the other day, and realized it’s not up on the blog! I love this dip because […]

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Vacations Are Always Worth It

…at least that’s what I kept telling myself during the long travel days, and times that I was stuck in the condo trying to get my 4-month old to nap instead of lounging by the pool. This past trip to Florida was the first time we travelled with two kids, and even though there were hard times, […]

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Pre, Post-Thanksgiving Prep

Thanksgiving hasn’t even happened yet, but in a culture where we do everything quickly and efficiently, let’s prepare for the aftermath of your Thanksgiving feast. Most people wake up on Tuesday feeling bloated, tired and yucky as a result of too many appetizers, mashed potatoes with gravy, dessert and wine. No matter how hard you try, […]

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Foods for Healthy, Younger-Looking Skin

Being a 34-year old mom of two boys, I feel like I can no longer rely on “my youth” for healthy looking skin. I actually have to put in some effort in order to make my skin look fresh, bright and to prevent fine lines and wrinkles (until I’m old enough to justify a little help […]

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Don’t Let it Slide

One of my biggest fears as a mom has nothing to do with my kids. It has to do with me, and my fear of losing the ability to use my brain in other ways than just scheduling drop offs and pick-ups, folding laundry and getting groceries. I graduated with a B.A. in Media Studies […]

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Smart Snacking. Do Good. Love With Food

Ok I know I said I would be taking a break from writing, but a couple weeks ago I was approached by a company called Love With Food, a snack discovery service that just announced it will begin shipping to Canada on August 2nd, and they wanted me to share the good news, and I couldn’t say no. […]

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